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Can I drink while on an antibiotic

A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Most of them: That depends on the antibiotic. It's ok with most of them, but avoid alcohol with Metronidazole (flagyl) and tinidazole (tindamax). When in doubt, ask ... Read More

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Yes.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
What antibiotics?: If you were not taking Metronidazole (flagyl) you should be ok to drink alcohol.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
17 years experience Family Medicine
It depends : It depends on what drugs, what antibiotics and your health problems.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
No wait at all: You don't need to wait at all. Contrary to popular beliefs, almost no antibiotics interact with alcohol. Heavy alcohol impairs the immune system's abi ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
What's Keller?: Sorry, we have no way of seeing your previous questions and being able to read it with this one. If you are asking if you can drink on antibiotics. N ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Please specify: Which antibiotic or class or antibiotics are you referring to?
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
DRINK: Especially if being treated for a uti. Medicine should be taken on a full stomach, 8-10 glasses of water daily.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
22 years experience Dentistry
Not likely : If you are severely allergic to Amoxicillin and go into anaphylaxis you might.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: As long as you get all the medication this should work. Some people take with applesauce. That can help you swallow.

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